Traveller Cheque

Traveller Cheque is another alternative to carrying foreign exchange in hard currency. People use traveller cheque when they travel abroad for vacation. The best thing about traveller cheque is that it gives you security against lost or stolen cheques. If you are still confused as how you can use it as per your convenience, we will clear you doubt right away. You can buy a traveller cheque from any other Thomas Cook branch and use it as cash to buy goods and services when travelling abroad. At Thomas Cook, we have several fixed denominations available in all major currencies including US dollars, British pounds, Canadian dollars, European euro, and the Japanese Yen. You can simply use same as cash at banks, hotels and retail shops.

If you don’t wish to carry prepaid card and a lot of cash on your foreign trip, Traveller’s cheque is a great option for you. Traveller’s cheque doesn’t have an expiry date, and help eliminate the risk of identity theft as it is not linked your bank account or line of credit. It’s quite a great alternative to cash and credit card, as not all debit and credit cards are accepted in foreign countries.

Traveller Cheque available for following Currencies

US Dollar
Euro
Australian Dollars
Swiss France
Great Britain Pounds
Japanese Yen
Canadian dollars
Singapore Dollar

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations.

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations.

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.

Frequently asked Questions

  • Why should one carry Foreign Currency Travellers Cheques available at Thomas Cook while travelling abroad?
    The Foreign Currency Travellers Cheques are convenient and easy to use while travelling abroad and allows you the convenience of cash as well as purchases (At select establishments) and hence are a great way to carry your foreign currency while travelling.
  • What are the various foreign Currencies for which Travellers Cheques are available at Thomas Cook?
    Thomas Cook makes it convenient for you to carry your money in the following currencies through a Foreign Currency Travellers Cheque:

    United States Dollars (USD), Great Britain Pounds (GBP), EURO, Japanese Yen (JPY), Australian Dollars (AUD), Canadian dollars (CAD)
  • Are the Travellers Cheques globally acceptable?
    The Foreign Currency Travellers Cheques are accepted worldwide in over 400,000 locations spread across 200 countries. They can either be encashed or used at Exchange bureaus, Banks, Hotels Shops, Restaurants and other establishments, thereby making your travel smooth and hassle free.
  • How to use the American Express Foreign Currency Travellers Cheques?
    Always follow the procedure below to keep your money safe.

    1. Sign: As soon as possible, sign your name in the upper left corner to help protect yourself in case of loss or theft.
    2. Record: Write down your serial numbers and keep them with you when you travel, separate from your Travellers Cheques.
    3. Protect: Safeguard your Travellers Cheques as you would cash.
    4. Use: To pay, sign your Travellers Cheque in the lower left-hand corner in front of the person accepting your Cheques.
  • What is the security feature on the Foreign Currency Travellers Cheques?
    Every Travellers Cheque issued at Thomas Cook is secure and has Signature based Security to ensure your money is secure in your hands. Hence, even if they are lost, they cannot be used unless the signatures on your Travellers Cheque and at the encashment point/merchant establishment match along with that on the Photo ID proof.
  • What do I do if my Foreign Currency Travellers Cheques are lost or stolen?
    In case you lose your Travellers Cheque, you can easily report it by following the simple process outlined by American Express below:

    1. Locate serial numbers. Have the serial numbers for your lost or stolen Travellers Cheques on hand when you call the American Express Customer Service.

    2. Call an American Express Travellers Cheque Customer Service Centre as soon as possible to report the loss and open a claim. Use the search tool on to the right to find the customer service number for your current location. Service Centres handle claims 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    3. Plan delivery: During this call, American Express will help determine the best way for you to obtain a refund. Refunds are available at American Express Travel Service Offices and partner locations around the world.

    * Terms, conditions and restrictions apply. Identification and proof of purchase required.
  • Can I get a refund against my Foreign Currency Travellers Cheque purchased from Thomas Cook if I do not use them?
    Yes. When you return back to India, you can encash any unused Foreign Currency Travellers Cheques issued by us, at any of the Thomas Cook Branches.
  • What is the validity period of the Foreign Currency Travellers Cheques?
    Valid forever! You can save any unused Travellers Cheques for future trips.

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